Samuel L. Jackson Urges Ice Bucket Challenge Celebs to Sing Against 'Racist Police'

Samuel L. Jackson is challenging all those celebrities who dunked themselves as part of the ice bucket challenge to take their activism a step further -- by filming themselves singing a song against police racism and brutality.


The actor posted a video to Facebook in which he challenges fellow stars of film and screen to sing the “We Ain’t Gonna Stop ‘Till People Are Free song.” Jackson then sings the lyrics, below, directly into the camera:

I can hear my neighbor cryin' “I can't breathe”

Now I'm in the struggle, and I can't leave.

Callin' out the violence of the racist police.

We ain't gonna stop, ‘till people are free.

We ain't gonna stop, ‘till people are free.

At the conclusion of the video, below, a stony-faced Jackson urges, “Come on. Sing it out.”

We’ll see how many of the countless celebrities who endured a few seconds of freezing ice water respond to Jackson’s call to step up and speak out. 

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